Salem has a total population of 40,407 and a student population of 10,125. Of these students, 10,125 are enrolled in schools that offer creative writing programs.
Of the 1 creative writing schools in Salem, the largest creative writing school, by student population, is Salem State University. In 2010, Salem State University graduated approximately 5 students from its creative writing program.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a creative writing degree from one of Salem's creative writing schools. If you decide to attend one of Salem's creative writing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,443 per year in instate tuition and $25,583 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for creative writing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,439 per year, on average, for room and board at Salem-based creative writing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,148.
After graduating with your credentials in creative writing, if you decide to work as a creative writer in Salem, your job prospects are average. Salem's creative writer workforce is projected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for creative writers.